Who doesn’t remember the lazy afternoons spent playing snake and ladders, scrabble, or ludo with our families after a Sunday lunch? These casual games are still the best way to kill your time and keep yourself entertained. There are multitudes of board games available on PS4 which are both visually appealing and fun to play. Multiplayer modes are a feature of each one of them so that you can enjoy the game with your friends and family. No more ‘throwing the board away if you lose’ though! We’ve picked for you some of the most popular board games available on PS4, which you can try out and trust us. You’ll be hooked!
- 1.Monopoly Family Fun Pack
- 3.Pure Chess
- 4.Trivial Pursuit
- 5.The Jackbox Party Pack
- 6.The Jackbox Party Pack 2
- 7.America’s Greatest Game Shows: Wheel
- 8.Backgammon Blitz
- 9.Hasbro Family Fun Pack
- 11.Slay the Spire
- 12.Mahjong Gold
- 13.Risk Urban Assault
- 14.Rento Fortune
- 15.Arcade Archives Shanghai III
Monopoly Family Fun Pack was developed and released by Ubisoft on November 18, 2014.
Monopoly Family Fun Pack collects the three most popular monopoly games- Monopoly Plus, My Monopoly, and Monopoly Deal. This game covers all the aspects of the classic monopoly game. The main theme of the original monopoly game has been retained. The mode of playing is multiplayer. Players have to roll a pair of dice and accordingly navigate the game board. The game currency is used to buy or sell assets, and the amount of money you possess determines your position in the game. The one who reaches bankruptcy the earliest loses the game, and the person with the highest amount of money wins the game.
Armello was developed and released by League Of Creeks on September 1, 2015.
Armello is a multiplayer game in which four players can take part. This is based on pure fantasy and is set in a fictional world. You, along with your co-players, play the role of a leader of an animal clan who has to compete with the other players to be crowned as the king/queen. You’ll use a series of cards and dice to progress through the board. It’s a turn-based game, and you can acquire and use the currency to purchase new abilities.
Pure Chess was created by VooFoo Studios and released by Ripstone Play It on April 15, 2014.
Chess is one of the most ancient board games in the history of humanity, and Pure Chess captures that essence in the most effective manner. This has both single and multiplayer modes. The single-player mode is offline, whereas the multiplayer mode is online. The graphics are 3D, and the game controls are smooth. There’s an online leaderboard for your achievements and 100 additional challenging levels. You can customize the level of difficulty according to your needs.
This game was developed and released by Ubisoft on February 17, 2015.
Trivial Pursuit is based on the classic Trivia game in which you have to progress through the game board by answering certain questions. You can use the gaming console to answer the questions and move forward. This video game version has a set of questions based on general knowledge, and if you give a wrong answer, you’ll spiral down to the bottom and have to start over.
This game was created and released by Jackbox Games on November 26, 2014.
The game has multiple rounds, and in each round, up to eight players can participate. You’ll be given a hint or topic, and your response can be in the form of an answer or a drawing depending upon the question’s requirement. The other players will then review your response and vote for the best reply making him/her the winner. The party pack has a collection of multiple games in which you can guess the name of a picture, play word games and answer trivia questions. You can earn game currency by giving correct answers.
This sequel to the original Jackbox Party Pack was created and released by Jackbox Games on October 13, 2015.
This second version consists of new exciting and fun games like Fibbage2, Bidiots, Bomb Corp, Earwax and quiplash. Fibbage is a bluffing game, and Earwax requires you to correctly guess a sound, Bidiots is the drawing game in which you have to draw on a prompt along with your Co-players, and the best voted drawing wins. Quiplash can be played with up to eight players and in Bomb Corp you have to defuse bombs to stay alive. All the games have multiplayer modes so you can enjoy with a large group of people.
This game was created and released by Ubisoft on November 7, 2017.
America’s most beloved games are out for the world! Now you can access this entertaining game on your PS4 gaming consoles and get ready to have loads of fun. The theme is based on the two classic games, wheel of fortune and jeopardy. The jeopardy game is in a quiz format but with a slight twist. Instead of giving answers to questions, you have to frame questions for answers! The wheel of fortune game is a turn-based game in which you spin the wheel which has different markings and a pointer. The marking on which the pointer stops at would be your prize.
Backgammon Blitz was created by VooFoo Studios and released by Nomad Games on November 12, 2015.
Backgammon is one of the oldest strategy-based board games. You have to roll the dice and move your pieces. Up to two players can play this game at a time. The main goal is to remove all your pieces first from the board, and the one who does that wins the game. Strategy plays a key role in this game apart from luck. You have countless ways of moving your pieces. This is almost similar to checkers. Backgammon Blitz has a 3D interface, and the controls are smooth to use. It has a free demo version so that you can understand the gameplay before purchasing it.
This game was developed and launched by Ubisoft on October 20, 2015.
This is a collection of the most loved board games on PS4. The collection includes Monopoly Plus, Risk Urban assault, Trivial Pursuit live, Battleship, Risk and Boggle.
It’s a wholesome pack consisting of various game formats like using dice in Battleship, strategically planned gameplay in Battleship, the classic dice and currency game in Monopoly Plus and a challenging word game in Boggle. The gameplay is really interesting, and all the games are a definite must-try.
Tharsis was developed by Choice Provisions and released by Zach Gage on January 12. 2016.
It’s a strategy-based board game in which you have to roll a dice taking turns with your co-players. A maximum of four persons can play this multiplayer game. You can also choose to play solo and have total control over all the four characters, who are astronauts on a mission to Mars. This has a space theme and would be loved by the space buffs because of its interesting plot. You aim to reach Mars without endangering either yourself or your crew members. Each turn allows you to repair your spacecraft, replenish your health, and use special abilities.
Slay the Spire wathereated by MegaCrit and released on May 21, 2019.
Slay the Spire is an interesting combination of the turn-based card game of UNO and the theme of building your story and gaining or losing money like in Monopoly. You have to choose one of the four available characters and would be given a deck of cards to start your game. Throughout the game, you’ll use your cards to climb a spire of multiple levels while facing resistance from enemies. The cards have either an attacking statement or a defence statement, and some cards help you earn money as well as health.
Mahjong Gold was created by Creobit and released jointly by 8FLOOR and 4Hit Limited on March 20. 2018.
Ah! Here comes the good old Mahjong. This is a puzzle-based board game in which you have a set of strategically arranged tiles. Each tile has another similar pair which is kept away from it at a different place, and your job is to match all of them and clear the board of all the tiles. Sounds easy? It isn’t. The tiles won’t be arranged linearly, and there are hundreds of different arrangements possible which will test your puzzle-solving skills. It has over 120 challenging yet fun levels and is a classic favorite.
Risk Urban Assault was created by Zoe Mode and released by Ubisoft Entertainment on August 2, 2016.
The end is near, the world is on the brink of collapsing, and you, a commando, are in charge of salvaging your troops and saving the world. Set in the aftermath of an apocalypse event, this turn-based board game uses a clever mixture of cards and dice to help you make decisions and progress through the game. Realistic graphics of some of the world’s most famous cities add to the overall charm of this game. Defeat your opponents to save the world and become its leader.
Rento Fortune was created and released by LAN-GAMES EOOD on
It’s a purely dice-based board game and has turn-based gameplay. It combines the concept of Monopoly and Wheel of Fortune. You have to earn currencies by rolling the dice and make your opponents lose money. You defeat your opponents by making them bankrupt. You can trade assets, win prizes through the Wheel of Fortune and use tornadoes to set back your opponents.
15.Arcade Archives Shanghai III
Arcade Archives Shanghai III was created by Sunsoft and released by Play station on July 3, 2015.
This game was created in 1993 and was released on Play Station by their Arcade Archives mission which revives all the old yet popular games. Shanghai III is very much like Mahjong and consists of tiles that you have to reveal and match with its pair. You can only take out those tiles which have at least one or more free sides.
So these were the best 15 PS4 board games which you can play and enjoy over dinner with your pals or family.